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SportThe title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists

13:15  13 june  2019
13:15  13 june  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Man City enter race for Liverpool target Fekir

Man City enter race for Liverpool target Fekir Manchester City have reportedly joined the race for long-term Liverpool target Nabil Fekir, ahead of the Frenchman’s inevitable Lyon departure this summer. The World Cup winner was close to moving to Anfield last summer in a deal worth more than £50million, but the transfer fell through at the final hurdle due to the results of a medical. Fekir has confirmed he intends to leave Lyon this summer though, which has seemingly placed some of Europe’s top clubs on red alert. According to Express Sport, Man City have asked the Ligue 1 club to be kept updated about Fekir’s situation over the transfer window.

The race for the league title is heading right for the wire as Klopp and Guardiola' s battle could continue until the final day.

James Richards: Manchester City know a win will clinch them the title while every Liverpool fan around the globe will be also supporting Brighton this Sunday. Even though it is a meaningless fixture I still think it could be entertaining. City will win the title but Liverpool will run them close.

The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists © Getty Images/Getty Images Sport Manchester City v Liverpool FC - Premier League

The 2019/2020 Premier League fixture list has been revealed and each of the 20 competing sides now knows when they’ll be facing each opponent.

Whilst, ultimately, everybody plays everybody else twice, the timing of games can certainly play a factor in the season, especially for those battling for the title.

As it stands, Liverpool and Manchester City look best placed to be in the title race again, but things might not exactly pan out that way.

However, working on the basis that it’ll be Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s sides battling at the top of the table, we’ve taken a look at both club’s fixtures on a month-by-month basis to see who hold the advantage during each period.

Liverpool's 2019/20 Premier League fixtures - an easy start but a tricky end

Liverpool's 2019/20 Premier League fixtures - an easy start but a tricky end Liverpool’s Premier League fixtures for 2019/20 have been announced and it makes for interesting reading. The Reds are still buoyant after their Champions League triumph earlier this month – just reward after a superb campaign. Jurgen Klopp’s side missed out on Premier League glory, however, finishing runners-up to Manchester City despite racking up a club record 97 points. Winning a first league title since 1990 will be the primary aim going into next season, with Liverpool’s fixture list now revealed.

Manchester City beat Liverpool 2-1 on Thursday night to blow the Premier League title race wide open as we head into the second half of the 2018/19 Tottenham will feel they are also in the running, but for now we’re taking a look at the key fixtures Liverpool and City face as they are surely the two

Available for everyone, funded by readers. Manchester City must improve or forget winning the title , says Pep Guardiola. With their lead extended to five points Liverpool would probably have to lose at least twice between now and mid-May to miss out on the title . The shift in early January into late midwinter has become a kind of division bell for the title race in recent seasons.

The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists
The title race preview: A month-by-month look at Liverpool and Man City's fixture lists

It is worth noting that these are all subject to change.

Fabinho: First Liverpool season not easy.
Liverpool midfielder Fabinho says his first season at the club was "not easy" despite winning the Champions League. Fabinho moved to the Reds from Monaco last summer in a deal worth £43.7m, but struggled for game time early in the season, making his first Premier League start at the end of October. However, the 25-year-old forced his way into the side as the starting holding midfielder and played 90 minutes in Liverpool's 2-1 Champions League final triumph against Tottenham in Madrid.

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